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Newswise: CUR Executive Board Announces New Editor-in-Chief for <i>Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research</i>
Released: 14-Jul-2021 3:05 PM EDT
CUR Executive Board Announces New Editor-in-Chief for Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Executive Board of the Council on Undergraduate Research announced the appointment of Patricia Ann Mabrouk, professor of chemistry and chemical biology at Northeastern University, as the next editor-in-chief of Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research, the academic journal of the organization.

Newswise: CUR Physics and Astronomy Division Announces 2021 Outstanding Research Mentor Awardee
Released: 13-Jul-2021 7:05 AM EDT
CUR Physics and Astronomy Division Announces 2021 Outstanding Research Mentor Awardee
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Physics and Astronomy Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipient of its Outstanding Research Mentor award: Thomas Pannuti (Morehead State University).

Newswise: CUR Social Sciences Division Announces Mentoring Awardee, Undergraduate Presentation Awardees
Released: 23-Jun-2021 8:05 AM EDT
CUR Social Sciences Division Announces Mentoring Awardee, Undergraduate Presentation Awardees
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The CUR Social Sciences Division announces its latest awardees: Andrew "Drew" Christopher (Albion College), mentoring awardee; Jack Dempsey and Taylor McGown (TAMU), undergraduate conference presentation awardees

Newswise: Council on Undergraduate Research's Education Division Announces 2021 Awardees
Released: 17-Jun-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Council on Undergraduate Research's Education Division Announces 2021 Awardees
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Education Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipients of its Student-Faculty Collaborative Research Awards and its Course (Re)Design Awards.

Newswise: CUR Engineering Division Announces 2021 Mentoring Awardees, Student Video Competition Winners
Released: 11-Jun-2021 12:15 PM EDT
CUR Engineering Division Announces 2021 Mentoring Awardees, Student Video Competition Winners
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Engineering Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipients of its Mentoring Awards and winners of its Student Video Competition.

Newswise: CUR Mathematics and Computer Sciences Division Announces 2021 Faculty Mentor Awardees
Released: 10-Jun-2021 8:30 AM EDT
CUR Mathematics and Computer Sciences Division Announces 2021 Faculty Mentor Awardees
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Mathematics and Computer Sciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipients of its Faculty Mentor Awards, which honor mentors for their success in mentoring undergraduate researchers.

Newswise: CUR Biology Division Announces 2021 Recipients of Mentor Awards, Small Research Grants
Released: 9-Jun-2021 9:00 AM EDT
CUR Biology Division Announces 2021 Recipients of Mentor Awards, Small Research Grants
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Biology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipients of its mentor awards and small research grants.

Newswise: Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research Issue Features Undergraduate Research in Community Colleges
Released: 3-Jun-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research Issue Features Undergraduate Research in Community Colleges
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The spring 2021 issue of Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research (SPUR), the academic journal of the Council on Undergraduate Research, focuses on dynamic programs and initiatives advancing undergraduate research in community colleges.

Released: 7-May-2021 12:05 PM EDT
CUR Geosciences Division Announces 2021 Awardees for Excellence in Student Research
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Geosciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announced the 2021 awardees for excellence in student research: Zoe Lacey (Trinity University) and Hanna Szydlowski (Grand Valley State University)

Newswise: CUR Chemistry Division Selects 2021 Outstanding Mentorship Awardees
Released: 7-May-2021 8:05 AM EDT
CUR Chemistry Division Selects 2021 Outstanding Mentorship Awardees
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Chemistry Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research has announced the 2021 recipients of its Outstanding Mentorship Award: Tarek Abdel-Fattah (Christopher Newport University); Fadi Bou-Abdallah (SUNY Potsdam); Loretta Jackson-Hayes (Rhodes College)

Newswise: 2021 Posters on the Hill Spotlights Exemplary Undergraduate Research Projects for Policymakers, Scholars, and the Public
Released: 23-Apr-2021 8:25 AM EDT
2021 Posters on the Hill Spotlights Exemplary Undergraduate Research Projects for Policymakers, Scholars, and the Public
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Via a virtual public poster session on April 28, undergraduate researchers from colleges and universities in 42 states and the District of Columbia will share their research projects in the 2021 Posters on the Hill event, sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research.

Newswise: CUR Health Sciences Division Announces 2021 Mentor Awardees
Released: 20-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
CUR Health Sciences Division Announces 2021 Mentor Awardees
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Health Sciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipients of its Mentor Awards, which honor exceptional mentoring and advising by higher education faculty across all subdivisions of health sciences.

Released: 20-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
CUR Health Sciences Division Announces 2021 NCUR Presentation Awardees
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

CUR's Health Sciences Division announces the 2021 recipients of its NCUR Presentation Awards. The awards cover the cost of registration for undergraduates presenting original research at the 2021 National Conference on Undergraduate Research.

Newswise: CUR Psychology Division Announces 2021 Psychology Research Awardees
Released: 20-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
CUR Psychology Division Announces 2021 Psychology Research Awardees
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Psychology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipients of its Psychology Research Awards. The recipients are undergraduate students conducting original psychological research, who receive awards of up to $500 per project.

Newswise: CUR Arts and Humanities Division Announces 2021 Student Scholarship Recipients
Released: 20-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
CUR Arts and Humanities Division Announces 2021 Student Scholarship Recipients
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Arts and Humanities Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipients of its student scholarships. The scholarships—a maximum of $300 each—support undergraduate student research and creative inquiry projects at any stage of development.

Released: 20-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
CUR Physics and Astronomy Division Announces 2021 Barlow Awardees
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Physics and Astronomy Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipients of the Nadine Barlow Undergraduate Research Support Awards. The awards seek to assist undergraduate students in conducting faculty-mentored research.

Released: 20-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
CUR Social Sciences Division Announces 2021 Undergraduate Conference Presentation Awardee
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Social Sciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipient of its Undergraduate Conference Presentation Award. The recipient is an undergraduate student presenting original research results at a regional or national, discipline-specific meeting.

Newswise: Montana State’s Gregory Young Selected as the 2021 CUR-Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee
Released: 20-Apr-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Montana State’s Gregory Young Selected as the 2021 CUR-Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Gregory Young, professor in the School of Music at Montana State University in Bozeman, has been selected as the 2021 CUR-Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee. The award consists of a plaque and $1,000 for the recipient’s work with undergraduate researchers.

Released: 7-Apr-2021 8:30 AM EDT
first virtual national conference on undergraduate research features covid 19 presentations
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

On April 12–14, 2021, students from institutions around the world will participate in the Nat Conference on Undergraduate Research, sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research. Faculty mentors and more than 3400 undergraduate researchers will come together online to share their research.

Released: 5-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Geologist Karen G. Havholm Re-elected as Treasurer of the Council on Undergraduate Research
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Karen G. Havholm—former asst vice chancellor for research and sponsored programs, and former director of the Center of Excellence for Faculty and Undergraduate Student Research Collaboration at UW–Eau Claire—has been elected to a second term as treasurer of the Council on Undergraduate Research.

Released: 5-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Moravian’s Sarah K. Johnson Elected to CUR Executive Board
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Sarah K. Johnson—associate professor in the Department of Psychology/Neuroscience at Moravian College in Pennsylvania—has been elected to the Executive Board of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). Representing CUR’s Psychology Division, Johnson will begin a three-year term on the board in summer 2021.

Released: 5-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Davidson College’s Nicole Snyder Elected to CUR Executive Board
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Nicole Snyder—professor of chemistry and assistant dean for research and creative works at Davidson College (NC)—has been elected to the Executive Board of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). Representing CUR’s Chemistry Division, Snyder will begin a three-year term on the board in summer 2021.

Released: 5-Apr-2021 8:50 AM EDT
Mizzou’s Linda Blockus Elected to CUR Executive Board
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Linda Blockus—director of the Office of Undergraduate Research at the University of Missouri–Columbia—has been elected to the Executive Board of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). Blockus will begin a three-year term on the board in summer 2021.

Released: 5-Apr-2021 8:50 AM EDT
Educational Psychologist Ruth J. Palmer Elected as President-Elect of the Council on Undergraduate Research
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Ruth J. Palmer, associate professor emerita in the School of Education at The College of New Jersey, has been elected as president-elect of the Council on Undergraduate Research. She will take office as president-elect in summer 2021 and become president of the organization in summer 2022.

Released: 5-Apr-2021 8:50 AM EDT
IUPUI’s Jennifer Thorington Springer Elected to CUR Executive Board
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Jennifer Thorington Springer—associate dean of student affairs, professor of English, and adjunct professor in the Women Studies and Africana Studies Programs at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis—has been elected to the Executive Board of the Council on Undergraduate Research.

Newswise: Dominick J. Casadonte Jr. Selected as 2021 CUR-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee
Released: 23-Mar-2021 8:50 AM EDT
Dominick J. Casadonte Jr. Selected as 2021 CUR-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Dominick J. Casadonte Jr., Minnie Stevens Piper Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas Tech University, is the 2021 CUR-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee.

Newswise: Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research Issue Features Nontraditional Approaches to Research
Released: 1-Mar-2021 9:35 AM EST
Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research Issue Features Nontraditional Approaches to Research
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The winter 2020 issue of Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research (SPUR), the academic journal of the Council on Undergraduate Research, focuses on unusual approaches to undergraduate research such as research for chefs and a video game for biology majors.

Newswise: 2020 AURA Awardees: Georgia College & State University; Utah State University
Released: 12-Feb-2021 8:05 AM EST
2020 AURA Awardees: Georgia College & State University; Utah State University
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Council on Undergraduate Research announces the recipients of its 2020 Campus-Wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments: Georgia College & State University (Milledgeville, GA) and Utah State University (Logan, UT).

Newswise: Honorees Announced, SPUR Best Article Awards
Released: 22-Jan-2021 8:55 AM EST
Honorees Announced, SPUR Best Article Awards
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Announcing the inaugural SPUR Best Article honorees: Bruce Evan Blaine (St. John Fisher College); Franziska Nikolov, Constanze Saunders, and Heike Schaumburg (HU Berlin / U of Jena); Mitchell R. Malachowski (U of San Diego)

Newswise: CUR’s First Virtual UR Exchange Features Undergraduate Work across Borders amid COVID-19
Released: 17-Nov-2020 11:35 AM EST
CUR’s First Virtual UR Exchange Features Undergraduate Work across Borders amid COVID-19
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The first virtual UR Exchange of the Council on Undergraduate Research featured many inspirational stories of faculty-student research conducted during the challenges of the COVID-19 environment.

Newswise: CUR’s First Virtual National Conference on Undergraduate Research  Will Highlight Student Projects from across the Globe
Released: 5-Oct-2020 10:40 AM EDT
CUR’s First Virtual National Conference on Undergraduate Research Will Highlight Student Projects from across the Globe
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

On April 12-14, 2021, students from colleges and universities from around the world will participate in the 2021 virtual National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), coming together online to share their research in all academic disciplines.

Newswise: USF’s Collins Selected as 2020 CUR Geosciences Undergraduate Research Mentor Awardee
Released: 1-Oct-2020 7:30 AM EDT
USF’s Collins Selected as 2020 CUR Geosciences Undergraduate Research Mentor Awardee
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Jennifer Collins, professor in the School of Geosciences at the University of South Florida, has been selected as the 2020 CUR Geosciences Undergraduate Research Mentor Awardee.

Newswise: Kennesaw State University’s Charles Parrott Selected as a 2020 CUR­–Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee
Released: 29-May-2020 8:25 AM EDT
Kennesaw State University’s Charles Parrott Selected as a 2020 CUR­–Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Charles Parrott, associate professor in the Department of Theater & Performance Studies at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA, has been selected as a 2020 Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)–Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee.

Newswise: Trinity University’s Rubén R. Dupertuis Selected as a 2020 CUR­–Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee
Released: 29-May-2020 8:20 AM EDT
Trinity University’s Rubén R. Dupertuis Selected as a 2020 CUR­–Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Rubén R. Dupertuis, associate professor and department chair of religion at Trinity University in San Antonio, has been selected as a 2020 Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)–Arts and Humanities Faculty Mentor Awardee.

Newswise: New CUR Board Members Elected
Released: 8-May-2020 8:30 AM EDT
New CUR Board Members Elected
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

John F. Barthell (NSF), Donna Charlevoix (UNAVCO), Niharika Nath (NYIT), Karen K. Resendes (Westminster College), and Binod Tiwari (CSU-Fullerton) have been elected to the Executive Board of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR).

Newswise: Radford University’s Jeanne Mekolichick Elected as 2021–2022 President of the Council on Undergraduate Research
Released: 1-May-2020 8:30 AM EDT
Radford University’s Jeanne Mekolichick Elected as 2021–2022 President of the Council on Undergraduate Research
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Jeanne Mekolichick, associate provost of academic programs at Radford University in Radford, VA, has been elected as 2021-2022 president of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR).

Newswise: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire to Host 2023 National Conference on Undergraduate Research
Released: 28-Apr-2020 8:50 AM EDT
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire to Host 2023 National Conference on Undergraduate Research
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) has selected the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire to host the spring 2023 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR).

Newswise: CUR’s First Virtual Posters on the Hill Showcases Undergraduate Research to Policymakers, Scholars, and the Public
Released: 16-Apr-2020 8:25 AM EDT
CUR’s First Virtual Posters on the Hill Showcases Undergraduate Research to Policymakers, Scholars, and the Public
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

On April 21, students will participate in the 2020 Posters on the Hill event. This year, because of COVID-19 challenges, undergraduate researchers and faculty mentors from institutions such as Butler University, California State University–Fullerton, and University of Chicago will share their research online.

Newswise: The Council on Undergraduate Research's Chemistry Division Selects 2020 Outstanding Mentorship Awardees
Released: 7-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT
The Council on Undergraduate Research's Chemistry Division Selects 2020 Outstanding Mentorship Awardees
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Chemistry Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research has selected the following recipients of its 2020 Outstanding Mentorship Award: Geneive Henry (Susquehanna University), James A. Phillips (University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire), and Aimée Tomlinson (University of North Georgia).

Newswise: Steven J. Miller Selected as 2020 CUR-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee
Released: 3-Apr-2020 8:15 AM EDT
Steven J. Miller Selected as 2020 CUR-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Steven J. Miller, professor of mathematics at Williams College, has been selected as the 2020 Council on Undergraduate Research-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee. The award consists of a plaque and $5,000 for the awardee’s research program and/or undergraduate researchers.

Newswise: Michael Dorff (BYU), George C. Shields (Furman U) Honored as 2020 CUR Fellows
Released: 18-Feb-2020 8:45 AM EST
Michael Dorff (BYU), George C. Shields (Furman U) Honored as 2020 CUR Fellows
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Michael Dorff (Brigham Young University) and George C. Shields (Furman University) are the latest Fellows of the Council on Undergraduate Research to be honored for their leadership and service as role models for those involved in undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activities.

Newswise: New CUR White Paper Advocates Recognition of Undergraduate Researcher Mentoring in Faculty Advancement
Released: 2-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST
New CUR White Paper Advocates Recognition of Undergraduate Researcher Mentoring in Faculty Advancement
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

A new white paper from the Council on Undergraduate Research advocates for proper acknowledgment of faculty mentoring of undergraduate researchers in workload, tenure, promotion, and award systems at higher education institutions.

19-Nov-2019 4:05 PM EST
New Research Platform Gains Rapid Adoption
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

ForagerOne is a web platform that helps colleges and universities build a centralized marketplace for their students and faculty to connect for research and creative activity.

Newswise: Council on Undergraduate Research Announces 2019 AURA Awardees: Bridgewater State University, Florida State University, Occidental College
Released: 23-Oct-2019 7:15 AM EDT
Council on Undergraduate Research Announces 2019 AURA Awardees: Bridgewater State University, Florida State University, Occidental College
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) will present its 2019 Campus-Wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments (AURA) to Bridgewater State University, Florida State University, and Occidental College on January 24, 2020, in Washington, DC.

Newswise: UMF’s Gibson Selected as 2019 CUR Geosciences Undergraduate Research Mentor Awardee
Released: 18-Sep-2019 8:25 AM EDT
UMF’s Gibson Selected as 2019 CUR Geosciences Undergraduate Research Mentor Awardee
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

David Gibson, professor of geology at the University of Maine Farmington, has been selected as the 2019 Undergraduate Research Mentor Awardee of the Geosciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research

Newswise: CUR Physics and Astronomy Division Announces 2019 Faculty Mentor Awardees
Released: 20-Aug-2019 7:30 AM EDT
CUR Physics and Astronomy Division Announces 2019 Faculty Mentor Awardees
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Cristian Bahrim (Lamar University) and Sanju Gupta (Western Kentucky University) have been selected as the 2019 Faculty Mentor Awardees of the Council on Undergraduate Research's Physics and Astronomy Division.

Newswise: CUR Social Sciences Division Selects Grinnell Professor as First Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research in the Social Sciences Awardee
Released: 23-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT
CUR Social Sciences Division Selects Grinnell Professor as First Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research in the Social Sciences Awardee
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Council on Undergraduate Research's Social Sciences Division has selected Sarah J. Purcell (Grinnell College) as the inaugural recipient of its Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research in the Social Sciences Award

Newswise: Executive Board of the Council on Undergraduate Research Appoints New Executive Officer
Released: 17-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Executive Board of the Council on Undergraduate Research Appoints New Executive Officer
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Lindsay Currie, who has more than a decade of experience in nonprofit management and community engagement, has been appointed executive officer of the Council on Undergraduate Research.

Newswise: CUR Biology Division Selects 2019 Mentor Awardees
Released: 18-Jun-2019 7:30 AM EDT
CUR Biology Division Selects 2019 Mentor Awardees
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The Biology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research has selected its 2019 Mentor Awardees: Jessica Malisch (St. Mary’s College of MD), Marina Cetkovic-Cvrlje (St. Cloud State Univ), and Amelia Ahern-Rindell (Univ of Portland).

Newswise: RCSA’s Silvia Ronco Elected as 2020-21 President of the Council on Undergraduate Research
Released: 14-Jun-2019 7:30 AM EDT
RCSA’s Silvia Ronco Elected as 2020-21 President of the Council on Undergraduate Research
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Silvia Ronco—senior program director at Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA)—has been elected 2020–2021 president of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). Ronco will become CUR president-elect on July 1, 2019,


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